I introduce rhetoric and Aristotle to my 6th graders when we learn  propaganda, we review it as 7th graders to write debates, and in 8th grade we discuss his theories of drama. This year, they started calling me "Harris-totle" (which is an insult to the real Aristotle, and I apologize to his memory); still, I made this Mr. Stick cartoon as the inside cover of my current writer's notebook.  Click here to see a way to review rhetoric: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/450852612668078700/

I introduce rhetoric and Aristotle to my 6th graders when we learn propaganda, we review it as 7th graders to write debates, and in 8th grade we discuss his theories of drama. This year, they started calling me "Harris-totle" (which is an insult to the real Aristotle, and I apologize to his memory); still, I made this Mr. Stick cartoon as the inside cover of my current writer's notebook. Click here to see a way to review rhetoric: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/450852612668078700/

Dear Mr. Farmer ... a Persuasive Writing Activity

Dear Mr. Farmer ... a Persuasive Writing Activity

Award winning book with a awesome link to the Author's website (former teacher!) where she has six-trait writing guides and lesson ideas for all of her books !Teaching My Friends!

Award winning book with a awesome link to the Author's website (former teacher!) where she has six-trait writing guides and lesson ideas for all of her books !Teaching My Friends!

10 for 10- Ten Mentor Texts to Use for Modeling Writing

Mentor Texts To Use For Modeled Writing

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